Investments

Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical and Sumitomo jv bankrolls investment for butadiene derivative plant in Thailand

January 7, 2019
Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical and Sumitomo jv bankrolls investment for butadiene derivative plant in Thailand

Kuraray GC Advanced Materials Co, Ltd, a Bangkok-headquartered joint venture company co-founded by Tokyo-headquartered Kuraray Co, Ltd, and Sumitomo Corporation; and Bangkok-based PTT Global Chemical;  have been carrying out a Feasibility Study for the manufacture and sale of butadiene derivatives…

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Cooper Tire, Sailun form jv for new TBR tyre plant in Vietnam

December 17, 2018
Cooper Tire, Sailun form jv for new TBR tyre plant in Vietnam

Ohio-headquartered Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to form a joint venture (jv) with Sailun Vietnam Co, Ltd, a Tây Ninh-based manufacturer of off-highway tires and all-steel belted tyres,  to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce…

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Trelleborg invests in two-wheeled vehicle tyres plant in India

December 10, 2018
Trelleborg invests in two-wheeled vehicle tyres plant in India

Sweden-headquartered engineered polymer solutions specialist Trelleborg , through its Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area, is  invest in a production facility in India for the manufacture of tyres for two-wheeled motor vehicles, thereby creating a platform for global growth and increased…

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Arsenal Capital Partners scores Polytek

October 23, 2018
Arsenal Capital Partners scores Polytek

Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare services companies, acquires Polytek Development Corp, a US manufacturer of liquid mould rubbers and casting plastics, from Morgenthaler Private Equity. The terms of the…

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Safic-Alcan extends French distribution deal with Arlanxeo

October 19, 2018
Safic-Alcan extends French distribution deal with Arlanxeo

Starting 1 Jan 2019, Safic-Alcan, a French independent distributor of speciality chemicals, is extending its exclusive agreement with Arlanxeo for existing Keltan distribution in France. Arlanxeo has partnership with Safic-Alcan for Italy, Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czech Republic. The…

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Cooper Tire Europe mulls ceasing light vehicle tyre production in Melksham

October 19, 2018
Cooper Tire Europe mulls ceasing light vehicle tyre production in Melksham

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Limited, a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is entering a consultation period to explore ceasing light vehicle tyre production at its Melksham site in Wiltshire over a period of 10 months. Subject…

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Evonik opens new silica plant, invests US$120 mn

October 18, 2018
Evonik opens new silica plant, invests US$120 mn

German specialty chemicals Evonik Industries, has started up a precipitated silica plant for the tyre industry in South Carolina, US, in response to the high demand from the tyre industry for precipitated silica in North America. It has invested an…

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KKR to cop Minnesota Rubber and Plastics from Norwest Equity Partners

October 18, 2018
KKR to cop Minnesota Rubber and Plastics from Norwest Equity Partners

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics(MRP) a leading provider of elastomer and thermoplastic solutions, is to be acquired by KKR, a global investment firm, from Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a Minneapolis-based middle-market equity investment firm. This transaction marks KKR’s second acquisition of…

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SK Capital wraps up SI Group acquisition; brings Addivant into its fold

October 18, 2018
SK Capital wraps up SI Group acquisition; brings Addivant into its fold

SK Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on the specialty materials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals sectors, has completed the acquisition of SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of performance additives and intermediates. The transaction includes the combination of…

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Camso launches new manufacturing facility in Peosta

October 18, 2018
Camso launches new manufacturing facility in Peosta

Camso, a US manufacturer and distributor of off-road tyres, wheels, rubber tracks and undercarriage systems to serve the material handling, construction, agricultural and powersports industries has recently inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Peosta, Iowa. During the opening, guests toured…

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